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These are the worst products ever?? The mouse,... 401 Views / 34 Replies  
These are the worst products ever?? The mouse, yes. But the portable and the TAM? They were expensive, yes, but not bad products.
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 27, 2015 at 03:20 PM, in Mac News
You have to enter your name and password for it... 168 Views / 4 Replies  
You have to enter your name and password for it to do anything bad. If that's an allowed vector for malware. writing software to do bad things is pretty darned easy. Once a name and password is...
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 3, 2015 at 05:48 PM, in Mac News
I don't understand why software companies remove... 1,551 Views / 25 Replies  
I don't understand why software companies remove the ability to read the old file formats. Yeah, there is some extra code needed in the software to do the conversion. SO WHAT? Application file sizes...
Posted by bjojade, on May 1, 2015 at 12:54 PM, in Mac News
I'm not sure I fully understand the flaw. So, in... 1,019 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm not sure I fully understand the flaw. So, in order to access this flaw, you have to launch an app, and then enter the admin password? Isn't that how you normally would do things that would...
Posted by bjojade, on Apr 20, 2015 at 05:46 PM, in Mac News
I recommend CCC for almost any backup scenario. ... 1,778 Views / 12 Replies  
I recommend CCC for almost any backup scenario. It's extremely effective and reliable. There have been many cases where drive failure is now just an annoyance, as you can simply boot from the...
Posted by bjojade, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:42 PM, in Mac News
They don't detail which models of drives they are... 902 Views / 11 Replies  
They don't detail which models of drives they are using. I use a lot of WD drives, and I can say for certain that the drive life between the lines is dramatically different. The WD blacks will...
Posted by bjojade, on Feb 4, 2015 at 04:50 PM, in Tech News
When 8 percent of Americans can access 25-3,... 858 Views / 11 Replies  
When 8 percent of Americans can access 25-3, that's a standard. We have a problem that 20 percent can't. We have a responsibility to that 2 percent," said Commissioner Tom Wheeler, reports The Verge....
Posted by bjojade, on Jan 29, 2015 at 05:28 PM, in Tech News
So what he's saying is that any software that... 363 Views / 6 Replies  
So what he's saying is that any software that gets developed must be released on all platforms. Who determines which platform it gets released on? What if the destination platform has technical...
Posted by bjojade, on Jan 22, 2015 at 03:35 PM, in Tech News
Step 1. Get insider information about possible... 186 Views / 4 Replies  
Step 1. Get insider information about possible future iPhone designs.
Step 2. Hastily submit a patent for said designs
Step 3. Sue Apple when they actually come through with a product based on the...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 2, 2014 at 06:25 PM, in Tech News
This trial, the plaintiff's last chance, comes... 187 Views / 3 Replies  
This trial, the plaintiff's last chance, comes after a 2006 shift in iOS device management which disabled out a Real Networks music store that it had figured out how to shoehorn on Apple's music...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 2, 2014 at 05:30 PM, in Tech News
It's still confusing for new users. It's not... 181 Views / 2 Replies  
It's still confusing for new users. It's not naturally intuitive to just touch the price. Why don't they have a buy now button, or a get now button?

And GET looks totally lame on the pricing...
Posted by bjojade, on Nov 19, 2014 at 04:36 PM, in Mac News
It's about time!! 143 Views / 2 Replies  
It's about time!!
Posted by bjojade, on Nov 18, 2014 at 11:02 AM, in Mac News
How does one get their card information into this... 151 Views / 5 Replies  
How does one get their card information into this card? If all you need to do is enter in a credit card number and it acts like another credit card, that just made stealing credit cards a heck of a...
Posted by bjojade, on Oct 7, 2014 at 01:29 PM, in Tech News
It's a feature. I wish my iPhone did that! 218 Views / 8 Replies  
It's a feature. I wish my iPhone did that!
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 30, 2014 at 06:11 PM, in Tech News
It wasn't Ron's fault, it was the consumer's... 140 Views / 6 Replies  
It wasn't Ron's fault, it was the consumer's fault. Apparently, an $80 shirt at 75% off is a better deal than a $15 shirt, even if it's the exact same shirt.
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:39 AM, in Mac News
The only reason I can see using the AppleTV for... 129 Views / 3 Replies  
The only reason I can see using the AppleTV for these services is if you have more than one location you want to use it. Say at a cabin so you don't have to buy cable at 2 places. Or, if you want...
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:03 PM, in Mac News
There are a few things about my phone that I'd... 523 Views / 7 Replies  
There are a few things about my phone that I'd like to see upgraded. Speed of downloads is very far down on the list.

In order of importance:

1. Battery life. Make me a device that will last...
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:50 PM, in Tech News
Are you going to be able to watch the games on... 133 Views / 1 Replies  
Are you going to be able to watch the games on AppleTV now?
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 7, 2014 at 02:06 PM, in Mac News
I don't think this is a Skype specific issue. ... 517 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't think this is a Skype specific issue. Many software titles are requiring current OS's to run.
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 7, 2014 at 02:04 PM, in Mac News
Third party repair services do NOT use factory... 152 Views / 1 Replies  
Third party repair services do NOT use factory original parts. There is a significant difference in the quality of displays and parts sourced third party. Buyer beware.
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 31, 2014 at 06:20 PM, in Mac News
Yes, the coverage is EXTREMELY limited. While... 124 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, the coverage is EXTREMELY limited. While they claim that 96% of Americans are covered, that's just because the towers are where the population is heaviest. If you travel, the roads between...
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:45 PM, in Tech News
Which is more important, shipment marketshare, or... 232 Views / 5 Replies  
Which is more important, shipment marketshare, or usage marketshare? Yes, Apple is selling less iPads because everyone has one now. People are still using iPad 1's and iPad 2's. How many 4 year...
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:58 PM, in Tech News
"design them to appear to be selling genuine... 149 Views / 3 Replies  
"design them to appear to be selling genuine Beats products, while actually selling low-quality Counterfeit Beats Products to unknowing consumers."

And Beats products aren't overpriced low quality...
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 11, 2014 at 04:56 PM, in Tech News
This has absolutely NOTHING to do with finding... 131 Views / 2 Replies  
This has absolutely NOTHING to do with finding 'explosives' within the device. There are many larger devices that could contain explosives that would be more easily disguised.

No, the reason they...
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 7, 2014 at 04:31 PM, in Tech News
"The iPhone 4 is in some ways Apple's most... 191 Views / 5 Replies  
"The iPhone 4 is in some ways Apple's most recognized device. It helped expand the iPhone's reach in the US and internationally, and created the design language used in every subsequent iPhone. Even...
Posted by bjojade, on Jun 2, 2014 at 04:46 PM, in Mac News
The issue is NOT that iMessage isn't cross... 181 Views / 5 Replies  
The issue is NOT that iMessage isn't cross platform. The issue is that when someone switches off of iOS, iMessage doesn't release the phone number, and thus those sending messages from iOS devices...
Posted by bjojade, on May 19, 2014 at 12:02 AM, in Mac News
The DAC in iPods is 16 bit, 44.1khz. While you... 1,374 Views / 12 Replies  
The DAC in iPods is 16 bit, 44.1khz. While you may be able to have higher resolution audio files play back, they get converted to the lower resolution on the way out of the device. Direct digital...
Posted by bjojade, on Mar 12, 2014 at 06:54 PM, in Tech News
Why not sue the credit card company instead, for... 1,752 Views / 30 Replies  
Why not sue the credit card company instead, for giving the customer a payment system that requires visibility to use? This is a joke.
Posted by bjojade, on Mar 5, 2014 at 04:31 PM, in Tech News
I miss the days when Apple products were priced... 234 Views / 5 Replies  
I miss the days when Apple products were priced consistently across vendors. Apple's being headed the direction of Dell by Best Buy and other retailers by making sales and discounts different every...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 30, 2013 at 04:03 PM, in Tech News
Apple used to have pretty strict MAP pricing. It... 172 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple used to have pretty strict MAP pricing. It allowed all dealers in all channels to have a chance to be competitive by offering things more than just a lower price. Customers could choose where...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 25, 2013 at 11:49 PM, in Tech News
How much actual waste is created by getting a new... 1,311 Views / 21 Replies  
How much actual waste is created by getting a new cable for your phone? Yes, it's a pain to switch when every model of phone was different, but to expect one type of connection to never change is...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 20, 2013 at 11:54 AM, in Tech News
Is it just me, or do the buttons in all of the... 1,296 Views / 15 Replies  
Is it just me, or do the buttons in all of the phones look out of alignment? Yes it looks like an iPhone, but the quality sure isn't there.
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:06 AM, in Tech News
It's sad that a standard messaging system isn't... 723 Views / 7 Replies  
It's sad that a standard messaging system isn't in place that is cross platform. iMessages is great, but ONLY works on Apple products. It's a real letdown when trying to communicate with the rest...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:59 PM, in Tech News
It's sad that a standard messaging system isn't... 723 Views / 7 Replies  
It's sad that a standard messaging system isn't in place. All of these messaging platforms do the same thing, but make it far more difficult for connectivity
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:36 PM, in Tech News
And this is why Apple has gone away from focusing... 149 Views / 4 Replies  
And this is why Apple has gone away from focusing on the spec list of their products. Anyone can then produce a product that exceeds some spec list. But how it works and functions is the important...
Posted by bjojade, on Dec 4, 2013 at 06:54 PM, in Tech News
Agreed. It's usually best to sell AAPL the day... 247 Views / 2 Replies  
Agreed. It's usually best to sell AAPL the day before a keynote and buyback a few hours after.
Posted by bjojade, on Nov 20, 2013 at 12:45 PM, in Mac News
I can understand why cable companies are freaked... 416 Views / 6 Replies  
I can understand why cable companies are freaked out, but not TV stations. Local TV stations spend millions on huge antennas to broadcast the signal for free to start with. These little antennas...
Posted by bjojade, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:49 AM, in Tech News
Drive pricing tied to helium price? Now how much... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
Drive pricing tied to helium price? Now how much helium are they really putting inside the drives? It can't really fluctuate THAT much to make a significant price difference of the drives.
Posted by bjojade, on Nov 4, 2013 at 04:27 PM, in Tech News
The consistent pattern of inaccuracy seems odd. ... 343 Views / 6 Replies  
The consistent pattern of inaccuracy seems odd. Could it be that Apple INTENTIONALLY has the touch sensor skewed, as the angle of viewing is taken into account?

If you hold the phone in your left...
Posted by bjojade, on Oct 25, 2013 at 06:21 PM, in Tech News
Seriously? 1,188 Views / 12 Replies  
Seriously?
Posted by bjojade, on Oct 18, 2013 at 05:09 PM, in Tech News
Why bother going contract free? A 5c costs... 1,015 Views / 7 Replies  
Why bother going contract free? A 5c costs $50-100 with contract. Finding a used 5 for under $300 is a challenge, and the used phone likely won't have warranty left on it. So for essentially the...
Posted by bjojade, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:27 PM, in Tech News
I wish Apple would open up the iMessage platform... 485 Views / 6 Replies  
I wish Apple would open up the iMessage platform to other devices, even if on a limited basis. That would eliminate the need for other services. Make it ad supported on non Apple devices, and...
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 24, 2013 at 02:59 PM, in Mac News
I tried to install the update, but got a failure... 504 Views / 7 Replies  
I tried to install the update, but got a failure on the update. Luckily all I needed was a restart and I was back where I started. It would have been a real pain to re-set everything up, finding...
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 23, 2013 at 04:26 PM, in Tech News
Cue the class action lawsuit. Apple will be... 2,075 Views / 39 Replies  
Cue the class action lawsuit. Apple will be required to provide free finger caps to users so they can protect their prints from ending up in unwanted areas.

In reality, fingerprint scanning is...
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 23, 2013 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
The awesomeness of Bump was the cross platform... 159 Views / 5 Replies  
The awesomeness of Bump was the cross platform compatibility. Sadly I see that diminishing with this acquisition.
Posted by bjojade, on Sep 16, 2013 at 03:22 PM, in Tech News
I hope this gets some major improvements before... 183 Views / 3 Replies  
I hope this gets some major improvements before it's taken out of 'beta' state. Maybe 1 in 10 of my pages documents actually open in the cloud version. Anything more than a simple text document...
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 26, 2013 at 01:00 PM, in Mac News
It would be a non issue if the resulting copy was... 889 Views / 8 Replies  
It would be a non issue if the resulting copy was just an illegible result, but if the actual DIGITS in a number are being changed, that's a pretty big deal, even if it's small print.

Major flaw...
Posted by bjojade, on Aug 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM, in Tech News
The minute audio and video streams start playing... 1,233 Views / 14 Replies  
The minute audio and video streams start playing without warning will signify the end of FaceBook usage for many people. If there's an option to click to play, that's one thing. Anything else is...
Posted by bjojade, on Jul 30, 2013 at 05:46 PM, in Tech News
Finding USB charging stations is becoming quite... 943 Views / 12 Replies  
Finding USB charging stations is becoming quite commonplace. Airports are one where you'll find a ton of USB chargers, especially when flying internationally. With those devices, size isn't really...
Posted by bjojade, on Jun 3, 2013 at 05:37 PM, in Tech News
The mechanical button has many advantages over... 1,149 Views / 12 Replies  
The mechanical button has many advantages over touch buttons, although many could be addressed in other ways. The feedback of pressing the button could be simulated by vibrating the phone, or a...
Posted by bjojade, on May 14, 2013 at 04:02 PM, in Tech News
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